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    28 Cheap Skincare Products From Amazon That Have Thousands Of 5-Star Reviews For A Reason

    Skincare products without the hefty price tag that don't skim on delivering the results you need.

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    1. A Heritage rosewater toner that I'm personally obsessed with because it helps to balance my skin's pH and boost it with moisture. Bonus: It smells like roses. And every face deserves a dose of rosy pampering.

    A bottle of face toner

    Promising review: "I was recommended this toner from a YouTube video and honestly, I am so glad I decided to try it out! Most toners are super drying and for someone with combination skin, that's only half of a good thing. This toner is different. It is very hydrating without being too hydrating and it does the job! I use it when I wake up before I put on my primer to clear my face of debris that got on it while sleeping. I use it after using make-up remover to get all the makeup and makeup remover residue off. It's so amazing! Will definitely be purchasing again once I run out!" —deanreader23

    Price: $4.99+ (available in two sizes)

    2. A jade roller so you can have a spa night at home. It helps to smooth on serums, moisturizers, and oils evenly for maximum coverage. And you can pop this bad boy in the fridge to score a cool sensation. Score!


    Promising review: "I really enjoy this! It makes me feel fancy and girly. It feels cool and clean on my skin, and does seem to get my sinuses moving. It's super easy to understand/use. What I wasn't expecting was how GOOD it feels to use on some parts/muscles of my face. You know that ball of muscle that pops up on your jaw if you clench your teeth? The small end of this tool massages that sooooo nicely. I was very pleasantly surprised w how much I really do enjoy this. If I stick in in the fridge overnight, it gets rid of morning puffiness in my face too." —Jasmine Williams

    Price: $11.98

    3. A set of under eye masks that'll play👏 absolutely👏 no👏 games👏 with hydration. This skin-saver has 24-karat gold that can protect against sagging, hyaluronic acid to penetrate your skin, and collagen to prevent wrinkles. Tired eyes? Don't know her!

    A woman wearing an eye mask

    Promising review: "First of all. Amazing deal for the price! Secondly, they work amazing!! I have issues with tired eyes and I used the patches for about 30 min after I washed my face, while I was in the shower, then took them off when I did my makeup and my under eye was so moisturized and rejuvenated!" —Tiara Baker

    Price: $16.87

    4. A mud mask made to remove the gunk from skin that sometimes feels impossible to reach. Perfect for all skin types, it enlists the help of Dead Sea mineral mud, jojoba oil, and aloe vera to give you baby soft skin with a deep cleanse. Au revoir, overpriced scrubs👋!,

    Promising review: "I'm not joking, I thought this was just going to be a normal face mask but I was wrong. The application was smooth and easy. After waiting 10 minutes, I took it off face was smooth as a baby's buttcheek, no lie. This made my face so soft and feeling refreshed and hydrated!!!" —Olesya Gordeyeva

    Price: $14.94

    5. A facial steamer lauded by reviewers for showing acne breakouts who is boss! This 3-in-1 essential has a built-in towel warming chamber, offers up to 30 minutes of steam time, and works to smooth skin. We live for a multifunctional find!

    a model using a face steamer

    Promising review: "This is so worth the money 💰 .. for starters it is a humidifier so that alone people pay money for. Second if you struggle with sensitive skin or acne like I do then I highly suggest you purchasing this. Also my niece is struggling with acne now and I've used this on her and I promised her skin visually looked better within two days. The tool that come with this is awesome. Anytime you're messing with your face your face is going to be red so at first it will be red but it eventually starts to fade and goes away within maybe an hour. Doesn't leave scars. The warm mist that opens your pores when you use the facial part is so awesome. I haven't use the warm towel part yet but I eventually know I will. Overall.... Money well spent." —Crystal Wyatt

    Price: $39.95 (originally $129.95)

    6. A set of pimple patches guaranteed to QUICKLY remove every👏 single 👏 drop👏 of👏 gunk👏 from your face. With a powerful combo of tea tree oil, cica, and calendula oil, you can kiss zits and cystic acne goodbye. The days of picking your skin are officially yesterday's news.

    A woman with an acne patch

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now.) I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is also ideal because it allows you to conveniently and easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back on themselves. Do yourself, and your complexion, huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    Price: $8.49 for 40

    7. An ingrown hair rollon from Tend because pesky bumps can be an absolute pain to deal with. It'll keep redness and razor bumps at bay and reduce the size of ingrown hairs — consider it a triple win.

    A woman showing off her bare underarms

    Promising review: "Yoooo, listen lol I never do reviews. But I cannot let anybody who is doubting this just go with the negative reviews. I bought this because I went and got my first wax and after two weeks or so, my ingrown hair bumps came back worse than ever. I exfoliate often, so it made no sense. I received the 'roll-on' Tend Skin on Wednesday. Immediately used it that night. Was like “hmm, I’m gonna need some real work before I get another wax (isn’t that why people suggest waxes tho?—to help with ingrown hairs/bumps?),” but I just went ahead and stayed positive and consistent. I have used it morning and night... today is Monday... it hasn’t even been a full week. IT IS GONE‼️ Literally not a single ingrown bump on my hoo-ha. Even put it on my underarms since I get razor burn so easily due to my skin sensitivity. GONE. The hype is real‼️"—KP

    Price: $12.80

    8. A set of blotting tissues for soaking up excess oils like a sponge — all without disturbing your beauty beat. These wipes are made of natural linen fibers with organic bamboo for a soft and fresh feel. No irritation guaranteed!

    A hand holding a used blotting paper sheet

    Promising review: "Where have these been my whole life? I live in humid Florida and have very oily skin. Halfway through the day I look like an oil slick. I love these charcoal tissues, they feel great on skin and gently absorb oil. It does not ruin or pickup my makeup at all when I dab them on my face, they leave no trace of oil and I am good for another four hours or so. I can't live without these now! If you found this review helpful, please click yes :)" —Ashley Bouchard

    Price: $6.95 (available in two scents)

    9. A Handmade Heroes lip scrub that's a cult-favorite product for a reason — it'll kick dry, flaky lips to the curb. And thanks to its jojoba, sweet almond, and avocado oils along with coconut, a soft, kissable pout awaits. Can't beat that!


    Promising review: "Bought this on a whim, but no regrets! It smells delicious! The smell reminds me of toasted almonds and almond cookies! I love how you can lick it off (no weird chemicals added), although I just wash it off. But the little bit I have tasted tastes like an almond cookie! I used the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediate tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my chapstick lasts much longer on my lips. I made my husband use it once, and his lips were also much smoother and super soft after one use!" —Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A facial mist spray to soothe and soften the most sensitive skin types via its thermal spring water formula. Plus, it works to hydrate and improve skin texture. It's simply witchcraft in a bottle.

    A woman holding a bottle of facial mist

    Promising review: "This stuff was introduced to me years ago via a man who got it from his dermatologist. I use it to help moisturize while not breaking me out like most products do. I call it magic water because it truly is. I just sprayed it on my broken out face a few hours ago and already my skin is soft as a baby's booty but also the redness is diminished. It's healing water. No joke, no scam, worth every penny. Works well on hives also. I recommend this as a daily regimen to aid against the wrinkles of time as well. Treat your body to this amazing treat from mother nature. I actually order the large bottle for home and the smaller bottle for my purse/travel etc." —Firepixey

    Price: $8.10+ (available in three sizes)

    11. An overnight lip mask for when your other treatments fall short. This bad boy — has moisture wrap technology made with hyaluronic acid and minerals to boost your pout with endless moisture. Trust me, your lips will thank you.,

    Promising review: "I just had to write a review because for years I’ve suffered from severe chapped lips no matter the season. I’ve spent hundreds of dollars searching for a product that would help, prevent or even soften my lips without success until now. Immediately after putting this product on I knew my search was over. And by day two I knew I would be a customer for life. My lips stay moist from sun up to sun down and works perfectly as a base to lipsticks or my preference long wear lip color. I highly recommend this product for soft, chap free lips." —Angela Austin

    Price: $14.75

    12. A facial oil by Palmer's created to give you MAJOR bang for your buck, thanks to its vitamin E, retinol and rosehip oil. This skin-saving essential declares war against fine lines and wrinkles. It also leaves all skin types with a dewy complexion you'd think was crafted straight from the heavens.

    A bottle of face oil

    Promising review: "I bought this still skeptical. I know it got awesome reviews but most products that promise clearer skin have let me down. But I figured, hey why not try another? My skin literally glows!!! This was not an overnight change at all. However, I used it every morning after washing my face and by the time I used it all, I was like whoa!!! My skin is noticeably clearer! I noticed that i didn't need as much concealer to cover dark spots. I mean, they are still there but damn near gone. I will definitely keep using to improve results. Finally, a product that actually clears your skin! Yay!" —kierysma

    Price: $8.93

    13. A set of Facetory sheet masks that packs a mighty punch for dry skin types. It's loaded with jojoba oil and ceramides that not only makes dry skin a thing of the past, but also brighten your complexion. Swoon-worthy indeed!

    A sheet mask

    Promising review: "I had my doubts about this brand, but then i tried the MOON VELVET sheet mask..... AAMAZING! It's like a sheet mask covered in a serum night cream. I washed/exfoliated my face, applied my retinoid and then threw this bad boy on. I left it on for about 40 min, and when i tell u it felt like i had poured an expensive moisturizer on my face, girl... Like I said, amazing. I didn't need to apply my usual night cream after this mask because it felt like it had sealed in all my serums for me. I'm definitely repurchasing." —Constance Trujillo

    Price: $15.21+ (available in 12 formulas)

    14. A cleansing balm because removing makeup, dirt, and debris from your face sans the harsh feel is a breath off fresh air. That's why 3,000+ viewers are smitten with this nourishing skin-saver 💘.

    a pink jar of cleansing balm next to an iridescent box

    Promising review: "This is my favorite makeup remover! It does have a mild fruity smell. I know sensitive skin doesn't do well with fragrance, but on wash-off products it really isn't that bad bc this will not sit on your skin long enough to cause any irritation. I use makeup every day for work and this balm removes everything from my face! I use this as my first step and follow with a foaming cleanser to remove anything left behind. I also do a deep cleanse once a week: I massage on my skin for one to two minutes and it removes ALL my sebum plugs. You can literally feel the grainy plugs on your face after 30 seconds! this thing really removes EVERYTHING from your face. I will continue to purchase and recommend to everyone I know." —Maria

    Price: $19+ (available in two sizes and four formulas)

    15. A package of Aveeno facial wipes that make it oh-so-easy to remove makeup when your too tired to wash your face. These wipes will nourish your skin and swipe off your beat in a flash!

    A woman holding makeup wipes and a moisturizer

    Promising review: "Oh how I love these perfect face wipes. ❤😍💖 As a woman "of a certain age", lol, I'm finding myself reaching out for moisturizing products more and more often; but nothing ever worked as beautifully as these little miracles. They cleanse, soothe, refresh, soften, moisturize, make my skin glow, smell amazing, and don't bother my eyes in the least. I also don't need to get a second job in order to afford them, a huge plus in my book. I can't imagine using anything else! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ❤" —Marina M.

    Price: $5.98

    16. A facial essence with Japanese green tea, aloe, cucumber, marine minerals, and tamarind extract that revives ALL skin types. If your skin has a parched feel and a lackluster tone, this essence will pick up the slack.

    A woman showing before and after images of her skin

    Promising review: "Of all of the things I've tried over the years, this is one of the best. It moisturizes, and makes my skin look smoother and brighter. I am sold! And as a bonus, my 15 year old son who has sever acne started using it and in just 3 days we saw a huge difference! It's clearing up so fast and healing his skin!" —abcboysmom

    Price: $18.49

    17. An ice roller that'll reduce face and eye puffiness — so you don't have to worry about pulling an all-nighter. This game-changing tool works to shrink pores temporarily, while giving your skin an instant face-lift. Ice, ice baby!

    A blue and white face icing tool

    Promising review: "This has to be the best thing that I have purchased all year! After using this on the back of my head and neck I feel like I just left a 60 massage. I have knots that cause me to have headaches and this helps relive some of the pain and tension. I also use it on under my eyes when they are sore and puffy from sinus pressure and it helps there as well. Love it!." —Michelle Wallace

    Price: $7.99+ (available in three colors)

    18. A unisex face cream guaranteed to smooth onto your skin like butter — no greasiness or heavy feel here! Bonus: It's suitable for all skin types.

    A face moisturizer

    Promising review: "I use this product daily and it keeps my skin moisturized without being heavy or greasy. It also has a pleasant, very light smell. I plan on using this as my daily moisturizer year-round. I also really love that I don't need to worry about Pacifica products having nasty chemicals or fragrances added to them." —Jessica Blanchfield

    Price: $11.20

    19. An Aztec Secret healing clay worshipped by reviewers because it clears up acne marks in a snap. This cult-favorite number contains 100% bentonite clay that can be used for deep pore cleansing facials, insect bites, a body mask and more. It's truly a miracle-worker.

    A woman showing before and after images of using a face clay

    Promising review: "I'm getting married in two weeks and about three months ago I said wow ok this is my skin how am I going to cover it up for the wedding. I came across this mask online and saw reviews and thought there is no way this mask helps with acne marks..(I have yet to find one that does). Three months later the results just show you how fast and amazing this product is.. I will never use another face mask!!!!"—Alyssa Alessandrini

    Price: $14.95

    20. A facial wash ready to rinse away dirt, oil, sweat, and SPF with a gentle touch. It's free of added fragrances and scents which is right on the money for sensitive skin types.

    A hand with foaming face wash and a bottle of cleanser

    Promising review: "This large bottle is great for my whole family to use. This facial cleanser is fragrance-free and gentle enough for sensitive skin. It foams up really well when mixed with water. It cleans completely, even removing makeup. It rinses off cleanly, without overly drying out skin. My daughter has very oily skin, and this cleanser leaves her face feeling refreshed. My skin type is more combination, with dry spots. This cleanser is gentle enough for me to use too. It cleanses without stripping my skin of its natural oils." —Ma'ama

    Price: $15.99+ (available in two sizes)

    21. A vitamin C and hyaluronic acid serum meant to give your skin the best of both worlds. It helps to diminish signs of aging, reduce sun damage and redness, firm and brighten skin, and layer skin with moisture. In other words, it covers all the bases.

    A hand holding a small bottle of face serum

    Promising review: "What I like about this serum it has a small expense. Only three drops is enough to moisturize my whole face. I also really like that this serum is well absorbed, does not give a greasy shine and not leaves a residue. I have super sensitive and oily skin type. My friend advice me to try this Vitamin C Hyaluronic Serum and when I test it was something unbelievable. My skin became so soft, elastic, much more hydrated and complexion was improved. I will definitely buy it again. Also ingredients are natural, so it's save. I can totally recommend this item!" —Iryna

    Price: $4.99

    22. An organic black soap so you can make acne breakouts and hyperpigmentation a distant memory due to its all-natural ingredients. Great for all skin types, this soap will revitalize your skin and protect against future blemishes — which I can personally attest to. Fabulosity at its finest!

    a reviewer showing different phases of their skin getting clearer using the soap

    Promising review: "This product is hands down the most amazing thing I could Ever put on my face. I suffered with really bad acne prone skin, oily skin, scars, and hyperpigmentation for years and nothing ever worked! My dark marks and acne got so so bad that I was embarrassed to leave the house and it really lowered my self esteem so much. I looked up reviews and did research and saw results on so many people that I had to try it! It’s been almost a month since I purchased this product and my skin is clearing up significantly! I follow using the black soap with witch hazel, or ACV diluted, or some raw organic shea butter and my acne is control and the scars are FADING AWAY!!!! Literally not making any of this up. The benefits to what this soap does for your skin it’s unreal. Even my fiancé who is Caucasian with dry flaky skin used this soap and fell it love with it. After he washes his face he appIies witch hazel and he said his skin has never felt so hydrated and nourished. I am So happy I found This product can’t wait to order more." —Paris

    Price: $14.99

    23. A bottle of retinoid serum with squalene designed to fight back against fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, uneven skin texture and other signs of aging that's the true epitome of potent. And it doesn't irritate your skin. One word: IMPRESSED!


    Promising review: "As with all of my purchases from The Ordinary, this one is exceptional as well. The no-frills/apothecary-style packaging plus the excellent price and quality compared to 'luxury/high end' retinol make this the best retinol product I have ever tried." —Angela DeTrano

    Price: $13.39

    24. A face sunscreen by Sun Bum because it is the most important skin care product to wear daily. Say it with me folks: UV PROTECTION! This sunscreen forms a protective shield over skin to block out UV rays and helps nourish skin better with vitamin E.

    A yellow tube of face lotion with SPF

    Promising review: "I am really fair and usually burn no matter what kind of sunblock I use. Sun Bum is the only one that has kept the burning at bay and I love how gentle it is on my skin. The smell is fantastic and it feels really good on, no greasy feel and rubs in easily. I recommend this to all friends and family and cannot say enough good things. If you're on the fence, jump off, you won't regret it!" —Jennifer Davis

    Price: $12.99

    25. A facial cleansing brush that'll take your skincare game to the next level. This brush can help cleanse, eliminate blackheads, and provide a deep exfoliation. Plus, it ensures that your skin remain soft and smooth. This brush tips the scale when I weigh my options.

    An exfoliating facial brush

    Promising review: "I had a more expensive facial brush, but it's always been pretty rough on my sensitive skin, so I decided to give this one a try. This one is much gentler and the brush heads on this one are incredibly soft. I love that it comes with a second head just for sensitive skin and a sponge head for makeup removal. All and all it's a great value for the money." —S

    Price: $16.99

    26. A Mario Badescu drying lotion to zap your blemishes as you get your beauty sleep. Dab this on, hit the sheets and wake up satisfied. Pimples be gone!

    two bottles of the drying lotion

    Promising review: "I have to say this product is an A+. I rarely get a pimple when I do it's always a hard red blemish that takes at least two weeks to go away and most products leave the spot darkened. Put it on at bedtime and you will wake up with a remarkably better pimple. It is very amazing! I also used it once during the day when I wasn't going anywhere and the blemish improved in a couple hours so happy to find a solution for that pesky pimple that ruins a nice complexion!" —Lambchop

    Price: $17

    27. A brightening facial scrub so you can exfoliate, rejuvenate, and refresh skin without fear that blemishes will rise like a Phoenix. This cruelty-free essential keeps skincare simple and easy like 1-2-3.

    A woman showing before and after images of her skin

    Promising review: "This is the second bottle of this scrub I have purchased. I love this product, and my skin loves this product. I have oily/combination, acne-prone, fair skin. This is my ride or die face scrub now. I love that it has good ingredients, and it doesn't break me out at all. I use it every other day in the shower, it's a chunkier grainy scrub, which I like and I really feel like it gets all the dead skin gone, which is great for me because it reduces my breakouts." —Alexandria Andrews

    Price: $9.50 (available in three formulas)

    28. A micellar cleansing water guaranteed to make your skin cleanse session a breeze — no hard labor necessary. Just swipe it with a cotton pad all over your face and your work is done. Now, quick and thorough skincare is something that can't be beat.

    A bottle of cleansing water

    Promising review: "I would take a bath in this stuff if I could. The Hydrabio version is my favorite but nothing against the others as I've liked them all. Aside from the awesome makeup removing abilities that this line carries, the ingredients are top notch. This particular one seems to moisturize a bit better for me versus the sensitive and the sebum. One of of the few products that has never once burned my skin, even when it has been damaged." —Jackie B.

    Price: $14.90

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